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Bishop McKeown calls for Lough Derg-style pilgrimage

People are invited to fast and pray to ask God to free us from this pandemic, to support those who are fighting it, and to comfort those who have been afflicted, says Bishop Donal McKeown.


Clonmel Holy Year Cross pilgrimage to go ahead despite vandal attack

Parishioners were dismayed and disgusted this week when they learned that someone had spray-painted swastika symbols on the cross and nearby oratory.


Knock’s Apparition Chapel reopens following refurbishment

“We wanted to modernise the interior but also ensure preservation of all the beautiful historic features. People won’t see a drastic change but we hope that they will be very happy with the new look” - Fr Richard Gibbons.


St Joseph’s Church in Carrickmacross marks 150th anniversary

St Joseph’s church was dedicated to the service of God on Sunday 22 April 1866 by the then Bishop of Clogher, James Donnelly.


Stolen Kiltullagh Stations of the Cross recovered

The parish priest, who was devastated at the theft in 2013 of the oil paintings by the renowned artist Evie Hone, expressed his joy on hearing that they had been recovered.


Violence is never the answer: Archbishop Martin

"We live in a world where the name of God is used to foster attitudes and deeds which could not be farther away from the real identity of God.”


Cardinal Ravasi tweets tribute to David Bowie

“Ground Control to Major Tom/Commencing countdown, engines on/ Check ignition/and may God's love be with you.”


Limerick church appeals for help in funding altar

Canon Wulfran Lebocq of the Institute of Christ the King needs €6,800 to fund altar for Sacred Heart Church in Limerick's Crescent.


Bishop says Fr John Sullivan has message for today

Dr Denis Nulty asks if Jesuit priest might be a comfort to the many families whose loved ones remain missing.


CofI bishop to do Stations of the Cross by rail

Voluntary bucket collection will be held at every railway station in aid of their Railway Benefit Fund which supports needy railway families in hard times.


St Mel’s reopens today for first time in five years

Longford's Phoenix is seen as a symbol of the renewal for the Irish Church.


Altar rededicated at St Catherine’s after 2012 fire

Celebrating the restoration of the Dublin church, Archbishop says the parish can begin to set priorities for its pastoral mission in the years to come.


St Mel’s to re-open for Christmas

Massive €30m five-year restoration project to be completed on time.


Nuncio urges students to become “ambassadors for Christ”

TY faith ‘gathering’ in Knock a great success.


Hopes for breakthrough in Stations of the Cross robbery

Sighting of a couple at Co Galway church on the day the six paintings were stolen.

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